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Gopher tortoises receive new home in Jefferson County

September 26, 2014 

Their Clay County home was slated for development. 

FWC officer receives national award

September 26, 2014 

Officer Lee Lawshe named Officer of the Year by Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies. 

Hunter safety course in Hendry County

September 25, 2014 

Oct. 4 at the Hendry Co. Sheriff's Office Shooting Range, La Belle. 

Hunter safety course in Palm Beach County

September 25, 2014 

Oct. 5 at the Everglades Youth Camp. 

Love for saltwater wade-fishing helped retiring FWC staffer do job

September 24, 2014 

While wade-fishing has plenty of benefits, not needing a boat was a big sell for Stan Kirkland. 

FWC addresses venomous reptile issue

September 24, 2014 

W. Palm Beach man charged with unlawful possession, other violations. 

Hunter safety Internet-completion courses in Franklin, Wakulla counties

September 23, 2014 

Oct. 10-11 in Carrabelle, Crawfordville. 

Recreational bay scallop season closes Sept. 25

September 22, 2014 

Final day to harvest is Sept. 24. 

Public workshops for input on managing bears in south central Florida

September 22, 2014 

Sebring, Oct. 7; Lakeland, Oct. 8; Punta Gorda, Oct. 9. 

Taking fawns from the wild bad for young deer, illegal

September 22, 2014 

In most cases, the fawn has not been abandoned. 

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The organism that causes red tide in Florida, Karenia brevis, owes its name to a state researcher of harmful algal blooms, Dr. Karen Steidinger.

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